Jerry Newcombe

Jerry Newcombe

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  • The Marxist move to cancel Jefferson

    The Marxist move to cancel Jefferson

    In my humble opinion, the most enduring legacy of Jefferson is that he helped set the framework by which the slaves could be free one day. As the author of the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, he made it clear that our rights come from the Creator.

  • The primary stakeholder in schools: Parents or educrats?

    The primary stakeholder in schools: Parents or educrats?

    But the Left is pushing back. Perhaps the most galling thing about this debate is the arrogance of the educrats who think they are the ones who should be responsible for the education of the children—not the parents.

  • An important church and state battle in Seattle

    An important church and state battle in Seattle

    We have all seen the horrible violence in Seattle in the last year or so. But now there’s a new battle, virtually under the radar.

  • The Constitution under fire

    The Constitution under fire

    I agree with William Gladstone, the distinguished 19th century Prime Minister of England, who declared, "The American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man."

  • An overlooked controversy in California

    An overlooked controversy in California

    It seems like the ongoing effort of historical revisionism — to tarnish American history and its heroes in service of political correctness — continues unabated.

  • America’s work crisis

    America’s work crisis

    Through the ages, the words of Paul the Apostle have inspired millions to work hard “as unto the Lord,” knowing that He will reward us. He also said that if someone refuses to work “neither shall he eat.”

  • Harvard: From promoting Christ to promoting an atheist chaplain

    Harvard: From promoting Christ to promoting an atheist chaplain

    The Reverend John Harvard must be rolling over in his grave. America’s oldest and most prestigious university, named in the Congregational minister’s honor, just promoted a “devout atheist” to be their head chaplain.

  • Karl Marx's favorite quote

    Karl Marx's favorite quote

    Can anybody name a square inch spot on the planet, anywhere, where Marxism has brought anything good? Certainly not in China, Russia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela, etc.

  • What makes the Taliban tick?

    What makes the Taliban tick?

    It is horrible to see the collapse of Afghanistan and thousands trying to flee the country before the Islamists take complete control there. What motivates the Taliban who once again are violently asserting power in that country? What makes the Taliban tick?

  • The crying need for self-control

    The crying need for self-control

    The founders envisioned America as a land where the people would have liberty, but that liberty was not the same thing as licentiousness — where people act in lawless ways as if there were no consequences to their misdeeds.